The 1992 Indianapolis 500 holds as one of my earliest memories of listening to the race on the radio while my father filled out the grid on the back page of the Indianapolis Star. That year there was but one woman in the race, and as a staunch girl-power third-grader I was cheering for Lyn … Continue reading The First for Me (Lyn St. James)
It's hard to describe Fisher's career except with the word: expansive.
Listen HERE Warm Up the Tires News and Discussion Le Mans – 30:50 Shit We Didn’t Make Up: Licensure for Drivers – 36:52 Women of the Week: Ladies in 2019 Le Mans – 48:25 Rev Group Grand Prix Preview – 52:04 News and Discussion Our first non-race recap since before May and we run down some of the … Continue reading S3E18 – Campsite Diplomacy, Le Mans, and Cheese
Yagle is the first, and only, female owner to win the Indianapolis 500.
Many of the women I’ve written about have discussed their fathers having a strong influence in their decision to become race car drivers. Melanie Snow is not an anomaly; her grandfather was a Porsche club driver and got her interested. It will be Melanie’s children who will become the anomaly. She’s a mom, an instructor, … Continue reading Melanie “Fast Momma” Snow
She’s known as the “First Woman Racing Driver” and in numerous articles has the moniker ‘daredevil’ attached to her.
I’m hopeful now you’ll realize why. She has a fantastic record in IndyLights. She holds many firsts for women in that series.